Posted by DjPaulT on 24th June 2013
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983
Wanna Kiss? Pucker Up!
“Kissing with Confidence” is a song by Will Powers (the stage name/persona of photographer-turned-singer Lynn Goldsmith) from her 1983 album Dancing for Mental Health. It was written by Goldsmith, Jacob Brackman, Nile Rodgers, Todd Rundgren, and Steve Winwood.
Mixed by Rundgren, it was released as a single in the UK, peaking at number 17 on the UK Singles Chart.
Will Powers is portrayed by Goldsmith during the spoken word sections her voice processed through a vocoder. Sting and Tom Bailey were also collaborators on the project. Carly Simon was the uncredited lead singer.
Kissing With Confidence 5:31
Kissing With Confidence (Dub Version) 6:40
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
Label: Ariola – 600 990
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Maxi-Single
Credits: Mixed By – Todd Rundgren
Producer – Lynn Goldsmith
Vocals [Uncredited] – Carly Simon
Written-By – J. Brackman*, L. Goldsmith*, N. Rodgers*, S. Winwood*, T. Rundgren*
From The Album: “Dancing For Mental Health”.
Find The 12″ On DISCOGS
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi
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